Screen Printing

Common questions and tips

About $7 each or $700 in total. On average, a screen printed t-shirt will cost about $5 to $12 depending on the quantity you are ordering, the number of print colours and print locations. The brand and quality of the tshirt will also factor into the final price of your screen printing order.

Yes, screen printing is the most durable and vibrant print method compared to vinyl transfer, heatpress and DTG. Screen printing is the industry standard and most commonly used print method for professional use. The majority of printed garments you find for sale in stores from leading brands will be screen printed. With proper artwork and washing care, screen printing can last the lifetime of the garment.

Screen printing, embroidery and DTG orders are usually produced and delivered in 7-10 business days. We offer rush services in as little as 3 business days (rush fee applies). Custom t-shirt printing / vinyl transfer orders are usually produced and delivered in 3-5 business days. Specialty items, custom add-ons and very large volume orders may extend the turnaround time of your order.

Round up to the next closest price break. This will reduce your unit cost and ensure you have  few extra pieces. Ottawa Shirt Printing offers price breaks at 16, 24, 48, 72, 150, 250, 600, 1,200+ prints of the identical artwork. It’s always cheaper to add a few extra to your current order vs. having to place a new order at a lower minimum.

Vector artwork is best if printing a logo or illustrated artwork. Vector files usally end in .AI .EPS .SVG or .PDF and offer the most accurate print results. You can test to see if a file is vector by zooming into the file and observing that all the lines stay 100% sharp without any pixelation even at extreme zoom levels. High resolution files are ok when vector is not available for images like photos and full CMYK artwork. High resolution files should be 300DPI and as large as the actual desired print size.

Ottawa Shirt Printing offers free city-wide delivery on all orders. Our delivery zone includes East of Kanata, West of Orleans, North of Barrhaven and South of Hull. We do deliver outside of our free zone for approx. $10 and up. Shipping can be arranged anywhere across Canada at standard Canada Post rates.

Embroidery

Common questions and tips

About $9 each or $900 in total. On average, an embroidered hat will cost about $7 to $18 depending on the quantity you are ordering, the size of the artwork and the number of embroidery locations. The brand and quality of the garment will also factor into the final price of your custom embroidery order.

Embroidery is the prefect option for smaller logos around 4″ on thicker or structured garments like polos, hoodies, jackets and headwear. A flat rate set-up fee (also called “digitizing”) applies to the artwork regardless of colour count, so this may be a more economical option vs. screen printing for higher colour counts. Embroidery is the industry standard and most commonly used decoration method for professional use. With proper care and washing, embroidery will last the lifetime of the garment.

Yes, we offer large coverage embroidery for projects like varsity sweaters, team jerseys, jacket backs, etc. We offer a combination of embroidery and twill for a more economical solution when large coverage is required. Because of the lengthy production time and additional production materials, this is a more expensive process compared to screen printing.

Screen printing, embroidery and DTG orders are usually produced and delivered in 7-10 business days. We offer rush services in as little as 3 business days (rush fee applies). Custom t-shirt printing / vinyl transfer orders are usually produced and delivered in 3-5 business days. Specialty items, custom add-ons and very large volume orders may extend the turnaround time of your order.

Round up to the next closest price break. This will reduce your unit cost and ensure you have  few extra pieces. Ottawa Embroidery offers price breaks at 16, 24, 48, 72, 150, 250, 600, 1,200+ prints of the identical artwork. It’s always cheaper to add a few extra to your current order vs. having to place a new order at a lower minimum.

Vector artwork is best if stitching a logo or illustrated artwork. Vector files usally end in .AI .EPS .SVG or .PDF and offer the most accurate embroidery results. You can test to see if a file is vector by zooming into the file and observing that all the lines stay 100% sharp without any pixelation even at extreme zoom levels. High resolution files should be 300DPI and as large as the actual desired embroidery size.

Ottawa Shirt Printing offers free city-wide delivery on all orders. Our delivery zone includes East of Kanata, West of Orleans, North of Barrhaven and South of Hull. We do deliver outside of our free zone for approx. $10 and up. Shipping can be arranged anywhere across Canada at standard Canada Post rates.

Custom t-shirts

Common questions and tips

About $30 each when printing a minimum of four. On average, a custom printed t-shirt will cost about $15 to $35 depending on the quantity you are ordering, the size of the print and the number of print locations. The brand and quality of the garment will also factor into the final price of your custom t-shirts Ottawa order.

With proper care and washing, vinyl transfer can last dozens of washes. The level of detail and thin lines in the artwork will play the biggest role in how long a vinyl print lasts. Thicker and more bold designs will produce longer lasting print results. Hang drying your vinyl printed clothing is highly recommended. When in doubt, screen printing will always offer a more durable print.

4 is the minimum order for custom t-shirts. This includes a mix of sizes and your choice of garment colours.

 Custom t-shirt printing / vinyl transfer orders are usually produced and delivered in 3-5 business days.

Print what you need! With the low order requirements for custom t-shirt printing there is no need to hit high volumes for discounts. Cutom t-shirt printing still offers low volume discounts for 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 16 prints. Free local delivery is still included for smaller orders.

Vector artwork is best if printing a logo or illustrated artwork. Vector files usally end in .AI .EPS .SVG or .PDF and offer the most accurate print results. You can test to see if a file is vector by zooming into the file and observing that all the lines stay 100% sharp without any pixelation even at extreme zoom levels. High resolution files are ok when vector is not available for images like photos and full CMYK artwork. High resolution files should be 300DPI and as large as the actual desired print size.

Ottawa custom shirts offers free city-wide delivery on all orders. Our delivery zone includes East of Kanata, West of Orleans, North of Barrhaven and South of Hull. We do deliver outside of our free zone for approx. $10 and up. Shipping can be arranged anywhere across Canada at standard Canada Post rates.

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